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■(TB) 'Spokan'

1933, Sass

'Spokan' (Jacob Sass, R. 1933) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class-S9D. 'Redwing' x 'King Tut'. Listed by Sass-J 1933; Nicholls Jr. 1933; Riverview 1933; Watkins 1939; Honorable Mention A.I.S. 1936, Bulletin A.I.S. 63: 63 October, 1936 slight fragrance. Syn. Spokane.

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From Sass catalog, 1937: SPOKAN (Jacob Sass, 1933)- S. sayal brown overlaid reddish brown; F. oxblood red, overlaid blackish brown. Haft yellow with brown stripes. Prominent orange beard. The most brilliant of the red-brown blends. The blooms are carried on 36-inch wellbranched stems. $10.00
SPOKAN (J. Sass, 1933). This is a red-brown blend of great brilliance. Rich and unusual coloring with an influence of coffee throughout the flower. The beard is orange. [Mabel Carey Tobie, "Iris notes on Mrs. Thomas Nesmith's collection", A.I.S. Bulletin 59 (October 1935): 58].
SPOKAN (Sass 1933), a red brown of good colour but poor form. [G. L. Pilkington, "Iris Notes", A.I.S. Bulletin 74 (July 1939): 32.]

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